Fitzroyalty

Hyperlocal news about Melbourne's first suburb: Fitzroy 3065

Jean Paul Gaultier at the NGV

The Jean Paul Gaultier exhibition at the NGV is spectacular, wonderful and fascinating. I recommend it and you’ve got about 3 weeks to see it before it closes. The exhibition design is excellent, with mannequins on a train moving endlessly around a catwalk you can sit around and watch like the real thing, and videos of faces projected onto the faces of static mannequins with accompanying audio.…

privileging one costume over another in the workplace

We live in a multi-cultural society where diversity is supposedly celebrated or at least tolerated. There is however a dominant culture that is Anglo / European in origins. The values of what is commonly referred to as the establishment are routinely viewed by its adherents as the status quo or default norm and are used to judge the ‘otherness’ of different values.…